Simon Stone is not an actor or a director, as it is the case here, that I was familiar with. But the cast, Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, The Great Gatsby), Ralph Fiennes (Spectre, Harry Potter), Lily James (Cinderella) and Johnny Flynn (Emma) to name a few were known to me. However, the movie's story … Continue reading The Dig | Beautiful But Subtly Tragic
When the first trailer was released, I had no idea there was a 1940 black & white movie by Alfred Hitchcock no less. What drew my attention to this project was the cast Armie Hammer (Call Me by Your Name, The Social Network), Lily James (Cinderella) & Kristin Scott Thomas (Fleabag, Suite Française) but mostly … Continue reading Rebecca (2020) | It Takes a Turn
the live action retelling of the classical folk tale stars Lily James (Downtown Abbey, Wrath of the Titans) as Cinderella, Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) as Prince Charming, Cate Blanchett (The Hobbit) as the evil stepmother, and Helena Bonham Carter (Fight Club) as the Fairy Godmother. The film was directed by kenneth Branagh (Thor). The premise of “Cinderella" follows the fortunes … Continue reading Cinderella | Review
Cinderella is a live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter who wins the heart of a prince. Directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Lily James, Cate Blanchett & Richard Madden. This looks exiting, although I feel like the trailer summarized the whole film. Does this mean that there’s more?